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Curule

Ancient Design in American Federal Furniture

by David L. Barquist

  • 278 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Art Gallery .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture,
  • United States,
  • Design - Furniture,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • History,
  • Art,
  • Furniture, Neoclassical,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General,
  • Art / General,
  • 19th century,
  • Chairs (Sella)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8249175M
    ISBN 100894679570
    ISBN 109780894679575

    1 Cars used in the games of the Circus to carry the images of the Gods.. 2 The curule chair was inlaid with ivory. At this period the only curule magistrates were dictators, masters of the horse, consuls, and censors. 3 B.C. 4 B.C. #TRIVIATUESDAY revealed--Here's a little classical history to get you ready for the Ides of March. If you don’t know the word “curule,” the Merriam Webster dictionary reports that it is an adjective (1) relating to a dignitary of ancient Rome entitled to occupy a special chair or (2) relating to the chair reserved for Romans of high rank resembling a backless stool with curved /5(10).

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Catalogue accompanies and exhibition on view at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Aug. 5,   As postulated by Peter M. Kenney and Michael K. Brown, the immediate antecedent for the curule form in New York was probably the Supplement of the London Chair-Makers and Carvers' Book of Prices, the first price book to include a listing for "Chairs with Grecian Cross Fronts," a misattribution of the design's ancient origins (Kenny and.

    What made you want to look up curule? Include any comments and questions you have about this word. apps SCRABBLE ® Dictionary. The perfect dictionary for playing SCRABBLE ® - an enhanced version of the best-selling book from Merriam-Webster. Learn More» The Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary. Latin: of or pertaining to a chariot (as a noun, with implied "sella") the curule chair, official chair, adopted from the Etruscans, and inlaid with ivory, used by the consuls, praetors, and curule aediles, who hence received their name pertaining to the honor of a sella curulis, curule.


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Curule definition is - relating Curule book or being a high-ranking dignitary of ancient Rome entitled to occupy a special chair. Curule Guidebooks. Arizona. Cochise Stronghold: The Complete Set Purchase this book.

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Curule: Ancient Design in American Federal FurnitureAuthor: David L. Barquist. ‘Ulpian, Curule Aediles’ Edict, book 1: Labeo writes that the edict of the curule aediles concerns the sales of things immovable as much as of those movable or animate.

1.’ Origin Early 17th century from Latin curulis, from currus ‘chariot’ (in which the chief magistrate was conveyed to the seat of office), from currere ‘to run’. curule. Designating a kind of elaborate ceremonial seat inlaid with ivory, used by the highest magistrates in ancient Rome.

Followed by his foolish followers Titus Vinius, who had served him in Spain, Cornelius Laco, an arrogant idiot, and the freedman Icelus Marcianus, who was after Laco’s post, he made for the curule chair.

Curule chair, Latin Sella Curulis, a style of chair reserved in ancient Rome for the use of the highest government dignitaries and usually made like a campstool with curved legs.

Ordinarily made of ivory, with or without arms, it probably derived its name from Curule book chariot (currus) in which a magistrate was conveyed to a place of judgment; it served early as a seat of judgment.

Previously, curule-based furniture was passed down through generations. Newly affluent 19th century Americans strove to achieve the same look.

Shortly after flour mill owner David Lydig furnished his newly built Broadway mansion with curule-based furniture, he was initiated into “The Club” – an exclusive dinner and conversation society. Curule is defined as a something relating to the authority of the senior magistrates in ancient Rome who, because of their status, were entitled to sit in the sella curulis.

This curule seat is a type of chair that is in the form of an x and therefore can be folded. curule (kyo͝or′o͞ol′) adj. Privileged to sit in a curule chair; of superior rank.

[Latin curūlis, of a curule chair, from currus, chariot, from currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.] curule (ˈkjʊəruːl) adj (Historical Terms) (in ancient Rome) of the highest rank, esp one entitled to use a curule chair [C from Latin curūlis.

Mar 6, - X shaped folding stools with 4 legs and a sling seat. Those with backs will probably be made into a separate type or sub-type. See more ideas about Medieval, Medieval furniture and Renaissance furniture pins. - Images of curule chairs, also known as x-chairs and Dagobert chairs.

See more ideas about Chair, Furniture and Antiques pins. Beloved by royalty since the ancient Roman Republic and Empire, the curule bench was even part of the royal temple chambers of Ancient Egypt.

Named for the crossed frame and the wide curl of its arms and legs, our work of furniture art is crafted of solid mahogany and embellished with smart diamond pattern and ribbed detail.

This Design Toscano. 3 GAIUS, Curule Aediles' Edict, book 1: impudent or wanton, hunchbacked, deformed, prone to the itch or covered with scales; the deaf and'the dumb are also included.

The aedile was an official of the Roman Republic who maintained Roman roads, supervised the grain and water supply, and provided the city’s citizens with games among other duties.

Initially, they were plebeian and elected annually by the Concilium Plebis or Council of Plebs, but from BCE, two aedile curules of the patrician class joined their plebeian : Donald L. Wasson. The plebeians accepted the offer, and accordingly two "curule" aediles were appointed—at first from the patricians alone, then from patricians and plebeians in turn, lastly, from either—at the Comitia Tributa under the presidency of the consul.

Curule definition: (in ancient Rome) of the highest rank, esp one entitled to use a curule chair | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. A curule seat is a design of chair noted for its uses in Ancient Rome and Europe through to the 20th century.

Its uses in Rome as a symbol of political or military power carried over to be used in such a regard by Kings in Europe, Napoleon, and others. Summary of Book VII Two new magistracies were added, the praetorship and the curule aedileship.

The citizens were afflicted with a pestilence, and this the death of Furius Camillus rendered memorable. While a remedy for stopping it was being sought in new religious observances, scenic exhibitions were given for the first time.

A Curule is a seat used in Roman times by dignitaries and the upper segment of society (pronounced Kyur ool). It was often used in amphitheaters like the Roman Coliseum. The seating gave the best view of the amphitheater. This Curule is a semi-detached spire on the right side entrance to the amphitheater/grotto.

There is no other published book in English studying the constitution of the Roman Republic as a whole. Yet the Greek historian Polybius believed that the constitution was a fundamental cause of the exponential growth of Rome's empire.

He regarded the Republic as unusual in two respects: first, because it functioned so well despite being a mix of monarchy, oligarchy and democracy; 4/5(1). Buy Curule seat by Ronald Cohn Jesse Russell (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Ronald Cohn Jesse Russell.You searched for: curule chair! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.

No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!Despite tracing its origins back to the ancient sella curulis (“curule chair”, supposedly from currus or “chariot”) used by the most influential figures of the Roman Republic, the Savonarola armchair only got its name in the 19th century – from a 15th-century Dominican friar named Girolamo Savonarola ( – ), whose “Savonarola” chair still sits in his chamber in San Marco.